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US The Florida School Shooting Was the 18th School Shooting of the Year. And It's Only February

01:16  15 february  2018
01:16  15 february  2018 Source:   time.com

Court hearing for teen accused in South Carolina school shooting set for Monday

  Court hearing for teen accused in South Carolina school shooting set for Monday A hearing is scheduled for this week to determine whether a teenager accused in an Upstate school shooting will be tried as an adult. The motion hearing to consider whether Townville school shooting suspect Jesse Osborne will be tried as an adult is scheduled to start Monday. Family Court Judge Ed Long will preside over the hearing.Osborne is currently charged as a juvenile with two counts of murder, three charges of attempted murder and five charges of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. He was 14 at the time of the shooting.

And It ’ s Only February . Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was the latest of several school shootings of 2018 — in a year that’s not even two months old.

A school shooting at a Florida high school has killed multiple people and injured at least 20 — and it ’ s the 18 th school shooting in the U.S. this year . ‘We are responsible:’ Senator blames Congress for Florida shooting as it unfolds. US official: Florida high school shooter identified.

a person sitting in a car: A woman consoles another as parents wait for news regarding a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, 2018. © Joel Auerbach—AP/REX/Shutterstock A woman consoles another as parents wait for news regarding a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, 2018.

Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was the 18th school shooting of 2018 — a year that’s not even two months old.

While many of these incidents — including the most recent before Wednesday’s shooting, one on Feb. 8 at New York City’s Metropolitan High School — did not result in any fatalities or injuries, schools nationwide have been rocked by gun violence in recent days. There have been school shootings in 13 states so far this year, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a non-profit that advocates for gun control. Texas, California and Michigan have each seen at least two school shootings.

Trump tweets 'prayers and condolences' in response to Florida school shooting

  Trump tweets 'prayers and condolences' in response to Florida school shooting President Trump tweeted Wednesday in response to reports of a school shooting in Florida, saying that no one should "feel unsafe in an American school." "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting," Trump tweeted. "No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school." "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting," Trump tweeted. "No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school.

And It ’ s Only February . Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was the latest of several school shootings of 2018 — in a year that’s not even two months old.

First school shooting may only had 4 people killed yet it still in our memories. It sad anyone can do such a thing.

On Jan. 23 in Kentucky, a 15-year-old student killed two of his peers and injured almost two dozen others. Just the day before, a 15-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting in Texas.

At least 14 people were injured in the shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s office. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson told MSNBC he had gotten word of “a number of fatalities” from the school superintendent. A suspect in the Florida shooting has been identified as Nicolas Cruz, the Associated Press reports. A suspect, who is not a current student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, has been taken into custody, according to the sheriff’s office.

President Donald Trump offered “prayers and condolences” in the wake of the Florida shooting, tweeting that “no child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school.”

Chants of 'no more guns' break out at Florida school shooting vigil .
Chants of 'no more guns' break out at Florida school shooting vigilA chant of "no more guns" broke out at a vigil Thursday night honoring the victims of the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

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